Foreign Service Officer at U.S. Department Of State in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Foreign Service Officer at U. S. Department Of State in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $110,425 per year.

$70,469 - $160,913
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MEDIAN: $110,424
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Foreign Service Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Foreign Service Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$110,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Foreign Service Officer Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

National Average
$110,000

Foreign Languages (Latin based)
up arrow 18%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
60%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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